When it comes to washing towels, you may think that all you need to do is to throw them into the wash and you're done. Yes, this way of washing your towels will work, but it is not the way to get the most out of your microfiber purchase.
The way to increase microfiber longevity and keep the towels working effectively is to practice good towel hygiene. By following these simple guidelines, you can ensure that your towel is going to perform to its fullest capabilities wash after wash. Here are some good things to note:
- Do not use fabric softeners (it will clog the fibers)
- Do not use bleach
- Do not use dryer sheets
- Use a liquid detergent that is additive free
- Wash with warm water (add an extra rinse cycle if towels are heavily soiled)
- Dry on low to no heat (delicates) or hang to dry
- Wash microfibers towels by themselves (no cotton towels) this will maintain the lint free properties.
- If necessary, wash with like colors